Superintendent: Fern Ridge School District, Elmira Oregon



Administrative Position Posting

Position Title: Superintendent

Closing Date for Applications: February 21, 2014 

Employment Begins: July 1, 2014

The Fern Ridge School District is seeking an education leader to serve as superintendent of schools starting July 1, 2014. The successful candidate must have experience as an educational leader and administrator, proven leadership, fiscal management, and employee relations skills, preferred demonstrated experience as a superintendent as well as community involvement experience with a passion for the mission of a K-12 school district.

Fern Ridge School District is located 12-15 minutes west of Eugene-Springfield, on the western and southern tips of Fern Ridge Lake. The school district’s size, rural setting, proximity to Eugene-Springfield, Fern Ridge Lake, and quick access to the Oregon Coast make it an attractive place to live and raise children. The district is a rural comprehensive K-12 public school system comprised of two K-5 elementary schools, one 6-8 middle school and one high school serving approximately 1400 students as well as some 95 students in its Technical Learning Center charter school.

Fern Ridge School District works to develop and maintain positive learning environments that allow for educational experiences “where people grow to become caring, ethical, healthy individuals . . . who can adapt to change, enrich the democratic process, and make positive contributions to the community and to a global society.”

For more information about the district, take a look at the district’s website:

Complete brochure available here. (This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.)

The Application Requirements are:

  • Completed Application Form  
  • Current Resume
  • Copy of Oregon administrative license with an authorization for all levels, superintendent’s endorsement or a transitional superintendent license
  • Statement of Leadership Style (1 page)
  • Statement of Educational Philosophy (1 page)
  • Completed Mentor Questionnaire 
  • Letters of Recommendation (3-5 preferred)
  • Other information demonstrating success in education

For additional information regarding the position, please contact:

Greg McKenzie, Search Consultant
Window to Leadership, LLC
1470 Rosemont Road
West Linn, Oregon 97068
Phone: 503-752-2438

The Fern Ridge School District is an equal opportunity educator and employer.